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Earlier today, GOP Budget Chairman and former Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan released the latest version of his radical budget – this time featuring even deeper cuts to our nation’s safety-net and doubling down on his plan to end … Continue reading

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As he continues his campaign to protect the wealthiest from paying their fair share in taxes, Speaker Boehner repeatedly references a small business mantra that simply isn’t true: “The problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest Americans is that … Continue reading

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This morning, Leader Pelosi met with Elizabeth Warren, Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, along with freshmen, sophomore and junior Members of the Democratic Caucus: Tomorrow marks … Continue reading

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In the 111th Congress, Democrats have been working with President Obama to move America forward, restore Main Street values, and create jobs here at home. We are fighting for an approach that lifts every American, not just the privileged few—in … Continue reading

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According to a report released yesterday by the Center for Automotive Research, government action supporting the auto industry prevented a $26.8 billion loss to the American taxpayer and saved nearly 1.5 million American jobs. And today’s initial public stock offering … Continue reading

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Yesterday, former President Bush validated what Democrats have been warning against for months: Congressional Republicans want to return to the “exact same agenda” to privatize Social Security and hand it over to Wall Street. The Republican agenda is being promoted … Continue reading

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Secret money from corporate special interests – that favor shipping American jobs overseas, turning Social Security over to Wall Street and turning Medicare over to the insurance companies – is funding the not-so-secret Republican agenda. Bruce Josten, Executive Vice President … Continue reading

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This afternoon, Speaker Pelosi held a brief press availability with Elizabeth Warren, Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, prior to their meeting in the Capitol: Transcript:

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House Republicans are going out of their way to pull a fast one on the American people. Today they are calling for a vote to end TARP early – but Democrats in the House already enacted Wall Street Reform legislation … Continue reading

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In an interview today with CNN’s Dana Bash to discuss the GOP’s “new” agenda, House Republican Leader John Boehner appeared to just make up a number when pressed for specifics about where the GOP would cut spending: How about the … Continue reading

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